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Devorris Downtown Center theatre
Jan
21
Sun

Film Series: 'Secondhand Lions'

Sunday, January 21, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

"Secondhand Lions" (2003)
Adventure-Comedy | Rated PG | 110 min.
A lonesome teen moves in with two wildly colorful uncles in 1962 Texas.

Camerata RCO
Jan
25
Thu

Classical Music Project: A discussion with The Camarata RCO

Thursday, January 25, 2018
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Penn State Altoona will host a performance by chamber ensemble Camerata RCO Jan. 25. Artists will participate in a forum at 3 p.m.

Camerata RCO
Jan
25
Thu

Classical Music Project: The Camarata RCO Performance

Thursday, January 25, 2018
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Penn State Altoona will host a performance by chamber ensemble Camerata RCO on Jan. 25. Artists will participate in a forum at 3 p.m.

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot
Jan
30
Tue

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, poetry reading

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

A reading by Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan.

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser Sign
Feb
8
Thu

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser

Thursday, February 8, 2018
4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wolf Kuhn Theatre, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

The 2017-18 Penn State Laureate, Andrew Belser, will visit Penn State Altoona Thursday, Feb. 8. His exhibition, "FaceAge," will play on a 56-minute loop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

African American Read-In 2018 Logo
Feb
11
Sun

African American Read-In Community Dinner Program

Sunday, February 11, 2018
2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Port Sky Cafe

The African American Read-In Community Dinner Program, celebrating the 29th National African American Read-In Chain, will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday Feb.

Devorris Downtown Center theatre
Feb
11
Sun

Film Series: 'Lincoln'

Sunday, February 11, 2018
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

"Lincoln" (2012)
Drama | Rated PG-13 | 150 min.
The 16th president fights to end slavery in 1865.

African American Read-In 2018 Logo
Feb
12
Mon

African American Read-In Monday Marathon

Monday, February 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

The annual African American Read-In Monday Marathon will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb.

Gabeba Baderoon
Feb
12
Mon

"Writing the World: The Poetry of African Women in the Diaspora" with Gabeba Baderoon

Monday, February 12, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Gabeba Baderoon will present “Writing the World: The Poetry of African Women in the Diaspora” at noon Monday, Feb.

Tsitsi Jaji
Feb
12
Mon

Poetry Reading: Tsitsi Jaji

Monday, February 12, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Titelman Study, Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Poet Tsitsi Jaji will visit Penn State Altoona Monday, Feb. 12, as the featured author of the 2018 African American Read-In. Jaji will read from her work at 5:30 p.m.

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